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METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.



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a: the-environment ~
b: an-important-third-teacher-in-the-classroom

Writer: bevfollowsthechild --Date: April 20, 2018

a: liver ~
b: a-chemical-factory

Writer: Sinomed Research Institute --Date: April 19, 2018

a: space-exploration ~
b: a-gateway-drug

Writer: CHRIS HATHERILL --Date: April 19, 2018


a: guided-inquiry ~
b: a-typical-science-lesson

Writer: Anne DiCola --Date: April 19, 2018

a: family ~
b: a-heap-of-stones

Writer: God --Date: April 19, 2018

a: high-school ~
b: a-free-trial-on-education

Writer: randercrop --Date: April 19, 2018


a: a-neuron ~
b: tree

Writer: Ken Collins --Date: April 19, 2018

a: biodiversity ~
b: drama-comedy-or-tragedy

Writer: Jim Taylor, UNH --Date: April 19, 2018

a: diversity ~
b: pollution-in-a-batch-of-steel

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 19, 2018


a: family ~
b: zoo

Writer: Kylie Young --Date: April 19, 2018

a: diversity ~
b: a-table-that-is-already-set

Writer: Natalie Holder --Date: April 19, 2018

a: diversity ~
b: grit-in-an-oyster

Writer: Jane Ritchie, Jane Lewis --Date: April 19, 2018


a: freedom ~
b: cocaine

Writer: Dr. Julie Carbery --Date: April 19, 2018

a: serial-killer ~
b: mythical-vampire

Writer: GARY C. KING --Date: April 19, 2018

a: perseverance ~
b: being-a-miner

Writer: Simon Duchesneau --Date: April 19, 2018


a: math ~
b: cartoonists

Writer: Kalid Azad --Date: April 19, 2018

a: the-gene ~
b: a-single-grain-of-sand

Writer: Gregory Castanias --Date: April 19, 2018

a: neuron ~
b: toilet

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 19, 2018


a: beauty ~
b: a-pearl

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 19, 2018

a: honest-person ~
b: pond-with-clear-water

Writer: Fred Radfar, MD --Date: April 19, 2018

a: glycolysis ~
b: a-gumball-machine-in-the-cytoplasm

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 19, 2018


a: glycolysis ~
b: kindling

Writer: Rugby Strength Coach --Date: April 19, 2018

a: college ~
b: setting-a-huge-wheel-in-motion

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 19, 2018

a: college ~
b: apple-pie

Writer: Danielle Laban, NLU Director of Student Experience --Date: April 19, 2018


a: college ~
b: sunscreen

Writer: Derek Thompson --Date: April 19, 2018

a: cancer ~
b: a-battle-with-self

Writer: Not stated --Date: April 19, 2018

a: negative-feedback ~
b: velcro

Writer: Alex Linley --Date: April 19, 2018


a: the-bicycle-thief ~
b: a-laxative

Writer: Diego Luna --Date: April 19, 2018

a: enterprise-architect ~
b: city-planner

Writer: Anna Mar --Date: April 19, 2018

a: transistor ~
b: a-relay

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 19, 2018


a: loneliness ~
b: a-prison-with-no-walls

Writer: Charles Dickens --Date: April 19, 2018

a: insulin ~
b: garage-door-opener

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 19, 2018

a: the-rectum ~
b: balloon

Writer: Glen HIntz --Date: April 19, 2018


a: lipid-bilayer ~
b: soap-bubble

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 19, 2018

a: successful-marriage ~
b: farming

Writer: koykom --Date: April 19, 2018

a: dna ~
b: a-twisted-ladder

Writer: James Watson --Date: April 19, 2018


a: courage ~
b: unravelling-the-petals

Writer: Lorraine Kemble --Date: April 19, 2018

a: non-renewable-energy ~
b: a-bucket-of-popcorn

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 19, 2018

a: mind-without-concentration ~
b: wooden-posts-left-lying-on-the-ground

Writer: Ajaan Lee Dhammadharo --Date: April 19, 2018


a: fossil-fuels ~
b: cheap-vodka

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 19, 2018

a: metacognition ~
b: knowing-you-are-missing-something

Writer: GStarr --Date: April 19, 2018

a: flower-petal ~
b: a-goddess-of-peace

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 18, 2018


a: a-cell ~
b: a-prison

Writer: Mr. Overlin --Date: April 18, 2018

a: parts-per-million ~
b: second-out-of-ten-days

Writer: Caroline Cox --Date: April 18, 2018

a: brain ~
b: spider-web

Writer: Patrick Gunkel --Date: April 18, 2018


a: lymphatic-system ~
b: gutter

Writer: Daniel Yachter --Date: April 18, 2018

a: family ~
b: a-jungle

Writer: YoungBeau, Greensboro, NC --Date: April 18, 2018

a: hard-work ~
b: stairs

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 18, 2018


a: music ~
b: a-time-machine

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 18, 2018

a: immune-system ~
b: an-orchestra

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 18, 2018

a: cell ~
b: soccer-team

Writer: AMANI AND SAM VANG --Date: April 18, 2018


a: health-care-system ~
b: a-black-hole

Writer: Alan F. Kremen - --Date: April 18, 2018

a: stress-relief ~
b: riding-a-bike

Writer: Caroline --Date: April 18, 2018

a: family ~
b: zoo

Writer: Kylie Young --Date: April 18, 2018


a: good-communication ~
b: glue

Writer: BARBARA PETERS --Date: April 18, 2018

a: autism ~
b: car

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 18, 2018

a: neuron ~
b: toilet

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 18, 2018


a: cerebellum ~
b: air-traffic-controller

Writer: H Henshall --Date: April 18, 2018

a: marketing ~
b: comedy-timing-is-everything

Writer: Mike Hensley --Date: April 18, 2018

a: successful-marriage ~
b: farming

Writer: koykom --Date: April 18, 2018


a: stem-cell ~
b: playdoh

Writer: Curious Ashley --Date: April 18, 2018

a: blood-pressure ~
b: air-pressure-in-a-bicycle-tire

Writer: Emily Kane --Date: April 18, 2018

a: flower ~
b: a-person

Writer: Not Stated --Date: April 18, 2018


a: volcano ~
b: a-hissing-cobra

Writer: Denisha --Date: April 18, 2018

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